What if robots could trip their balls out and hallucinate imaginary people everywhere? Sounds like a backup plan for robopocalypse has been ironed out! Researchers at Cornell University's Robot Learning Lab think it will make the robots better at their jobs.
Trippin' them out to make them do a better job? Sounds like some drug science! Check out the video after the jump!
When the robots observe the imaginary humans, - (ie Humans on the couch, facing the TV, which faces the couch, with the remote control within arm's reach). This all is done by combining human orientation with object to object orientation work they had found to boost an accuracy of placement of up to 86 percent.